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  1. Lord Charles Cornwallis
  2. Cecil Rhodes
  3. settlement colonies
  4. Kamehameha
  5. Mataram
  1. a Born in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism
  2. b Hawaiian prince; with British backing he created a unified kingdom by 1810; promoted the entry of Western ideas in commerce and social relations
  3. c Kingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java
  4. d Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor
  5. e the British general who commanded troops from Charleston, South Carolina. He surrendered his entire army to George Washington after the battle of Yorktown

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  2. a port city in northeastern Brazil
  3. Zulu defeat of a British army; one of the few indigenous victories over 19th-century European armies
  4. Ruled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty
  5. The rule over much of South Asia between 1765 and 1947 by the East India Company and then by a British government.

5 True/False questions

  1. Boer RepublicsIndependent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners


  2. Captain James CookEnglish navigator who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain and discovered several Pacific islands (1728-1779)


  3. Boer War (1899-1902)Fought between the British and Afrikaners; British victory and postwar policies left the African population of south Africa under Afrikaner control


  4. White dominionsTroops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India


  5. tropical dependenciesWestern European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations


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